The Xamarin Podcast

Episode Archive

Episode Archive

78 episodes of The Xamarin Podcast since the first episode, which aired on August 20th, 2013.

  • Episode 78: The Oscars

    September 22nd, 2020  |  42 mins 44 secs
    android, ios, uwp, xamarin, xamarin.forms

    The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences - you may know them as the Oscars - built an app using Xamarin and Azure!

  • Episode 77: Surface Duo, Android Startup Times, and Xamarin.Essentials

    September 11th, 2020  |  34 mins 1 sec
    android, ios, uwp, xamarin, xamarin.forms

    This month James and Matt talk about new Microsoft Learn modules on the Surface Duo. The continuing saga of the Xamarin.Forms Shell quick tips. And will Matt ever pick an Azure Service of the Month?

  • Episode 76: Brushes, Gradients, and Shapes

    August 14th, 2020  |  36 mins 30 secs
    android, ios, uwp, xamarin, xamarin.forms

    Lots of new stuff to talk about this month!

    Ever want to get down to the nitty gritty and do some drawing in Xamarin.Forms! Well, now in Xamarin.Forms 4.8 you can!

    James and Matt discuss all the ins and outs of brushes, gradients and shapes and how you can implement them in your Xamarin.Forms app.

  • Episode 75: Inverter Converter and Xamarin.Forms 4.7

    July 10th, 2020  |  28 mins 5 secs
    android, ios, uwp, xamarin, xamarin.forms

    Xamarin.Forms 4.7 is out and the Inverter Converter is all the rage!!

    ... well ... multi-value bindings are all the rage - but that doesn't have quite the ring of Inverter Converter.

    Tune in to get the scoop on the rest of Xamarin.Forms 4.7, Shell quick tips, and some Azure news too!

  • Episode 74: Build 2020 Updates

    June 12th, 2020  |  34 mins 8 secs
    android, ios, uwp, xamarin, xamarin.forms

    //Build 2020 just happened - remotely!

    James and Matt recap all of the great Xamarin announcements - and then you can go out and watch all the sessions.

  • Episode 73: Essentials 1.6, Forms 4.6 and Contact Tracing

    May 8th, 2020  |  37 mins 28 secs
    android, ios, uwp, xamarin, xamarin.forms

    Hope everybody is staying healthy!

    We have lots of news and new releases to cover this month for you! Xamarin.Essentials. Xamarin.Forms. Contact Tracing and more!

    Tune in to hear all the good goodness!

  • Episode 72: Logically Embed That Authentication

    April 10th, 2020  |  44 mins 47 secs
    android, ios, uwp, xamarin, xamarin.forms

    Logically embed that authentication ... that doesn't make sense at all ... or does it?

    Well it does when James and Matt separately talk about Azure Logic Apps, embedded fonts, and the brand new Xamarin.Essentials authentication! And a whole lot more!

  • Episode 71: Focus on Xamarin!

    March 13th, 2020  |  31 mins 55 secs
    android, ios, uwp, xamarin, xamarin.forms

    This month James and Matt talk about Xamarin.Forms, Xamarin, and everything related to Xamarin - you could say they Focus on Xamarin.

  • Episode 70: It's Xamarin.Forms Trigger-Mania!

    February 14th, 2020  |  41 mins 55 secs
    android, ios, uwp, xamarin, xamarin.forms

    How many different types of Xamarin.Forms triggers can Matt & James talk about in this month's pod? Only one way to find out... tune in! And you'll also learn about new Xamarin.Forms dual screen support, Azure API Management, and much, much more!

  • Episode 69: Happy New Decade!

    January 10th, 2020  |  41 mins 23 secs
    android, ios, uwp, xamarin, xamarin.forms

    New Year - New Decade - New Pod!!

    This month James and Matt recover from their holiday hacks to go over the latest and greatest in the world of Xamarin!

  • Episode 68: All The New 4's: Xamarin Forms 4.4 and Visual Studio 16.4!!

    December 13th, 2019  |  43 mins 40 secs
    android, ios, uwp, xamarin, xamarin.forms

    Everything that's new ends with a 4!

    This month James and Matt go over the big releases of Visual Studio 16.4 and Xamarin.Forms 4.4!

    What's new you ask? Well... you're just gonna have to listen!

  • Episode 67: Partly Forms-y With a Chance of Visual Studio

    November 8th, 2019  |  39 mins 16 secs
    android, ios, uwp, xamarin, xamarin.forms

    In this month's episode James and Matt talk a bit about everything.

    From previewing this year's HUGE Ignite Conference, to talking about the incredible bumper on Matt's new Channel 9 show - Partly Cloudy - to giving you the scoop on the new way to find out what's new with the new releases ... the guys hit on it all this month!

  • Episode 66: .NET Conf Recap!

    October 11th, 2019  |  39 mins 29 secs
    android, ios, uwp, xamarin, xamarin.forms

    In this month's episode James and Matt recap .NET Conf!

    .NET Conf just happened and if you missed anything don't worry, because... We. Have. You. Covered.

    There were a ton of great announcements and we talk about them all.

    Plus the Pick of the Pod!

  • Episode 65: Pull to Refresh, Pull Requests, and Refresh Views

    September 13th, 2019  |  39 mins 5 secs
    android, ios, uwp, xamarin, xamarin.forms

    In this month's episode James and Matt talk a bit about everything.

    iOS 13 and Android 10 are hot off the presses. Xamarin.Forms 4.2 is too! There's something cool called Boots that will keep your feet dry in the pool of continuous integration and Azure Functions now has Dependency Injection!

    Plus the Pick of the Pod!

  • Episode 64: We Love Us Some Android!

    August 9th, 2019  |  36 mins 29 secs
    android, ios, uwp, xamarin, xamarin.forms

    In this month's episode James and Matt love Android almost as much as they love going to the dentist ... seriously!

    There's a ton of Android goodness to discuss and they tackle it all! And there's more...

    Visual Studio of Visual Studio for Mac get updates. There's a super cool app out there that does everything you ever wanted with contacts IN FOUR LINES OF CODE! And App Center is releasing features like crazy!

    Plus the Pick of the Pod!

  • Episode 63: The Heat Is On! Hot(!!)Reload Is Out!

    July 12th, 2019  |  34 mins 52 secs
    android, ios, uwp, xamarin, xamarin.forms

    It's July and we're in Houston for the Xamarin Developer Summit!!

    And it's 🔥🔥🔥hot hot hot🔥🔥🔥!!

    But it's not the temperature outside - it's because Xamarin.Forms XAML now has HOT RELOAD! 🔥🔄

    If that's not mind bending enough - we cover a ton of other great stuff in this pod too! There's a ton, ton, ton of new Android improvements. AndroidX, startup tracing, JetPacks - find out what those all are!

    Did you know that Tizen supports Xamarin.Essentials? You do now! VS Mac has better XAML Intellisense, and learn all about the goodness that is Azure Cosmos DB.

    Plus there's a whole lot more too!